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Every now and then there's a comic that makes me really happy, but I'm not sure if anybody else will find it amusing at all.Just sayin'.
the return of Ming - where are the long, black nails? More Importantly, where are the moon women?
really really good. High fives all around. I'm still laughing.
I <3 this comment. Clearly, the Moon-men failed to realize the GRAVITY of the situation. Har har hyuck. The picking at obviously silly plots for movies/tv shows is great, too. I used to ask my dad about those. "But, why..." "Because otherwise, there wouldn't be a movie." *lol* THE DETAILS ARE UNIMPORTANT!!!
Heck Yes! I loved it!
Very funny. To mention just one more unimportant detail, the moon-men seem to have arrived on earth (they are "here"), where they are met by its defender? So why does the moon's lower gravity play a role in allowing rocket man to keep his hat on?
That is the most ridiculous suit I've ever seen. what is that film reels on his shoulders? also the rocket-hat outfit looks stylish!
I'm just glad that Rick is back with his inappropriate hem length outfit. Good stuff.
Hmm... reading through the comments, I appear to be in the minority. My imagination has no sense of humor, and my sense of humor has no imagination.
Is that Bono? The lesser gravity of the Moon may have allowed to grow to our normal height.
I like how you manage to be the hero of this strip, without having a single line of dialogue, or really doing much of anything. Your only action is eluded to offscreen. Brilliant!
Is that Estes company still making rockets? Because somebody needs to make this hat a reality. But maybe reinforce the chinstrap a bit.
And I always thought Mars was the favourite destination for scifi, Scott you have redefined the rules for Close encounters of the nth kind, maybe you should suggest it to spielburg for his next
Feeling alittle goofy today I see?
The best and worst thing about today's comic is that it's easily more compelling than half of what Marvel and DC put out last year.
The second best, of course, is the hat.
Moon-marriage sounds much worse than regular marriage.
I found it funny, random humor often works better than something over planned! I would tell you my exact feelings but THE DETAILS ARE UNIMPORTANT!
I would just like to say that you are amazing.
That is all.
The return of Rick's infamous "magnificent robe"! Hehehe! LOVE IT!
hilarious! Please feel free to explore the zany :)
THE DETAILS ARE UNIMPORTANT! made me think of Morbo from Futurama for some reason. :)
No cameo of the wife as an Amazon Woman on the Moon??
"Made me really happy" is a PERFECT description of what just happened.
(First-time commenter, been with you since the Adams experiment, & I live in Seattle. Huzzahs all 'round.)
Is that magnificent cloak of Rick's being so short a reference to soemthing else?
Yep. It's a reference to this one: http://basicinstructions.net/?p=415
Yes, I just went digging through the archives to find it. :is a nerd:
Ming the Merciless Moon Man!
I very strongly recommend aircraft snips for opening clamshells. I'd rather spend five minutes searching for my snips than use the scissors that are already in my hand.
That hat's FANTASTIC.
Holy moon crap! That's hilarious! I printed this one and hung it at my desk at work. Now everyone thinks I'm "cool."
You had me at "Moon-Men."
Found this comic after tweeting this: https://twitter.com/smartasshat/status/1115711955 and got this response: https://twitter.com/jarvitron/status/1115753275 . I like it! Pretty funny stuff. "Nerd is not an insult. We're taking it back!"
Wait, so Bono is really a Moon Man? I knew U2's longevity couldn't be explained by earthy means.
Shirt Idea: Robed Rick saying "The Details are Unimportant!"
I miss coming in late every morning to you wearing that hat.
This pretty much made my day. And I think I have found this year's halloween costume!
Ha-HAAA... the return of the elegant robe! And you resisted any temptation to adjust the hem line..!
HAHAHA oh lordy it's the same short robe from the previous comic.
Clearly this man has seen Plan 9.
Simply brilliant! Couldn't stop laughing.It probably started with some classless comments some guys made, then all the way thru a very intensely hilarious Running Gag* spin, again back to a comment, to this long awaited Inevitable Invasion of the Moon Men. I'm sincerely amazed.Creative engineering at it's finest, to say the least.
I've been reading BI in my regular comics for only the past couple of years or so. I recently began the epic journey through the archive from the very beginning. And *this* comic was what I was waiting for more than anything else -- the first appearance of Rocket Hat! I love seeing the humble beginnings of this recurring gag, and can't wait to also encounter our first meetings of the Knifeketeer, Macrame Man, and all their other compatriots.
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